Health Benefits of Honey

Natural honey is produced by honey bees using nectar from flowers through a process of regurgitation and evaporation. Honey is used over thousands year ago as an ayurvedic medicines and it is a great source of carbohydrate that provide strength and instant energy booster to our body. There are more than thousand health benefits of honey, we are sharing top 7 medicinal uses of honey that will further increase liking of natural honey.

1Honey for Eye Infection

Besides treating skin problem and weight loss, honey is also use for curing eye. Honey for eye infection, its look scary but honey is use for eye problems like itching, pink eyes, eye infection, dry eye and sometimes for cataract and corneal problems.

Method of using honey for eye infection: (Be careful)

Mix honey and distilled water in equal parts and use 2-3 drops three times daily for curing dry eye, etching or for pink eyes problems. Be care of pure honey or if possible use medihoney before apply to your eyes.

7 Everyday Health Benefits of Honey - Medicinal Uses of Honey
7 Everyday Health Benefits of Honey – Medicinal Uses of Honey

2Honey Reduce the Risk of Heart Diseases

Honey for heart, is one of the top health benefits of honey. International research shows that honey reduce the risk of heart problems and promotes healthy heart by reducing blood cholesterol and also keep your blood pressure normal.

Method of use:

Mix 1/3 teaspoon of cinnamon and 1-2 tablespoon of pure unfiltered  honey to a glass of lukewarm water and drink. Do this regularly for reducing minor and major heart problems. This is very beneficial benefits of pure honey to health.

3Honey for Sleep Problems

Sleeping is basic need and every human require atleast 6-8 hour of sleep daily. Sleeping disorder cause major other diseases and cause increase in blood pressure.

Try famous milk and honey tips for curing sleeping disorder. Honey is widely use for treating insomnia problems for the past many years. Mix a taste spoon of pure raw honey in a glass of warm milk and take daily before sleeping at night.

Wakeup early in the morning is very beneficiary and reduce your sleeping disorder also. Don’t use snooze in your alarm and when you wake up get up.

4Honey For Hair Growth

Benefits of honey is not only limited to skin, you can also apply honey on hair. Honey is natural antioxidant, natural emollient and humectants that makes your hair softener,  help in hair growth, prevent scalp and prevent loss of moisture from scalp.

Read: Honey hair mask deep conditioning treatment

Method of apply honey over hair:

  • Add 1 taste spoon of honey in your shampoo and apply on your hair for approx 10 minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water. Do this 2-3 times a week.
  • Massage your hair from root to top with a mixture of 9 part of honey with 1 parts of water(i.e. 90% honey and 10% water) and let it work for 2-3 hours and then wash it off with warm water.


Honey to Weight Loss

Honey is excellent home remedy for weight loss, Cholesterol and obesity problems. For losing your weight mix one taste spoon of pure raw honey (unheated honey) and two taste spoon lemon juice in a glass of warm water. Do this regularly in early morning in empty stomach. You can also take this after heavy breakfast but empty stomach is more beneficial.


Honey as Energy Booster

Health benefits of honey go beyond its sweet taste. There are so many benefits of pure honey. Honey helps in immunity system builder and boost energy. Mix 2 table spoon honey and lemon juice in a glass of lukewarm water drink it daily before breakfast. It not only helps in energy booster but also keep you healthy and free from diseases. This is one of the most effective health benefits of honey.

7Hangover Remedy

Excessive use of alcohol cause major health problem as it produce enough acetaldehyde and cause serious liver and kidney problems. If you are feeling low and down in the morning after taking too much drink (alcohol) in the night, don’t go for heavy energy drink. You can make your home remedy using honey because antioxidant property of honey. Take a glass of warm water and add two taste spoon of honey and mix it properly. You can also choose lemon tea to detoxify your body. Honey hangover remedy is one of the top health benefits of honey, this detoxify your body and keep your kidney and other body parts healthy.

Published: 07/29/2015
Last Medical Review: 03/10/2016

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